The Juul Effect: Why Tobacco Reform Failed in the 1920s, and Why It Might Again

The Forgotten History of Kids and Tobacco Reform

Juul Pods of the Industrial Revolution: Contextualizing Minimum Ages of Legal Access to Tobacco in U.S. History

“Might I hit your Juul, m’lad?” (Courtesy of Roger Mayne; Editing Courtesy of Me)

Prior to tobacco lobbying reform in the early 1900s, 21 was the legal smoking age in one-third of all states.

Then came our good friend Philip Morris. It’s the year 1929, and Philip Morris is producing his very first cigarettes right here in Richmond, Virginia. (Phil was actually pretty progressive for his time, according to his Wikipedia entry, which claims he racially integrated factories before it was legally required, took pride in his heritage as son of an immigrant, and was one of the first brands to market large-scale products to women — really too bad about the whole tobacco thing.)

Tobacco Law in 2019: The Roots of Our Moral Debate in the Present

The Vaping Congressman Rep. Duncan Hunter, Just to Keep Things Light, Obviously — But Also A Fascinating Portraiture on the Politically ‘Radical’ Nature of Drugs

Camel Joe 2.0? Why This is Happening (And Why It Matters)

Early Juul advertisement prior to its 2018 lawsuit for allegedly marketing tobacco to minors (Courtesy of Kathleen Chaykowski/Forbes/Juul Labs)

May you live in interesting times.

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